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President Rivlin’s Rosh Hashanah greeting

​In his Rosh Hashanah greeting to the Diaspora, President Rivlin stresses challenges facing Jewish leaders, calls for greater engagement with Israel among the younger generationIn the run up the Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, President Reuven Rivlin issued his traditional greeting to Jewish communities around the world. In the message he stressed that, “Today the Jewish community and its leaders - in Israel and around the world - face three very difficult challenges.” He named the first as the “well-being of Jewish communities in need” of whom he said, “we must work to help them continue to be proud to…
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PM Netanyahu's eulogy at the funeral for Shimon Peres

​In a turbulent Middle East, peace will not be achieved other than by preserving our power. But power is a means to an end; to promote progress, prosperity and peace – for us, for the nations of the region and for our Palestinian neighbors.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Friday, 30 September), at Mt. Herzl in Jerusalem, at the funeral for Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres, delivered the following eulogy: "You have come from near and far to Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, to pay last respects to Shimon Peres, one of the founders of the state, one of the greatest…
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Shimon Peres 1923 - 2016

Shimon Peres, Israel’s ninth president, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, 28 September 2016. The State of Israel and its people deeply mourn the passing of a great leader, a statesman and a true visionary.(1923-2016)Ninth President of Israel 2007-2014Prime Minister of Israel 1984-1986 and 1995-1996Foreign Minister of Israel 1986-1988; 1992-1995; 2001-2002Shimon Peres - public servant, parliamentarian and the eighth Prime Minister of the State of Israel - was elected by the Knesset on June 13, 2007 to serve as the Ninth President of Israel, and took the oath of office on July 15, serving until Julyi 24, 2014.Peres…
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5,500 IDF Lone Soldiers Gather for Largest-Ever FIDF 'Fun Day' at Israeli Waterpark

6,400 Lone Soldiers from 80 countries, including 880 Americans, serve in the IDFSHEFAYIM, Israel, A record 5,500 “Lone Soldiers” – Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers with no immediate family in Israel – gathered Thursday at Israel’s largest waterpark, just outside of Tel Aviv, for a day of rest and recreation. The biggest-ever “Fun Day” was hosted by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) in partnership with the IDF and Yachad Le’maan Ha’chayal (The Association for the Wellbeing of Israel's Soldiers and The LIBI Fund).There are some 6,400 Lone Soldiers from 80 countries serving in the IDF today, and about…
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WJC-US dismayed by court decision against victims of Palestinian terror

WJC, The World Jewish Congress-US expressed its deep dismay concerning the decision by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to dismiss a $655.5 million terrorism judgement against the Palestinian Authority (PA), calling it a strong setback to the efforts to hold the PA liable for attacks in Israel during the Second Intifada, which included the murder of 33 American citizens, among others. The court ruled that the American court system had no jurisdiction over the PA or the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).This decision overturns that of a lower court judge on 15 February 2015, who had…
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Jerusalem Dedicates New Command Vehicle to Fight Terror, Thanks to Christian Support

High-tech communications vehicle allows security to deploy rapidly in the fieldJERUSALEM,  Israel’s capital city is now being protected by a state-of-the-art, high-tech forward command vehicle, thanks to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship).The Fellowship’s founder and president, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, joined Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat last week to dedicate the vehicle, which will respond to terror attacks and other violence against the city. The $375,000 state-of-the-art mobile command-and-control vehicle will help Jerusalem security forces confront security threats and other emergencies in real time, enabling coordinated and rapid responses to fast-moving events in the field. The vehicle is…
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First-ever Jerusalem house of prayer to unite Christians, Jews and Muslims

“Amen” initiative part of Mekudeshet 2016 festival, Sept. 4-23, to harness Holy City’s spiritual power, connect people of all faiths amid troubling timesJERUSALEM, Christians, Jews and Muslims will unite in an unprecedented and potentially historic interfaith prayer and spiritual gathering in the Holy City from Sept. 4-11 called “Amen – A House of Prayer For All Believers.”Intended to create a single home for the world’s three major religions, “Amen” will play a featured part in the 2016 Mekudeshet Festival from Sept. 4-23 that will harness the city’s ancient powers to inspire artists, musicians and cultural figures from around the world…
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World Jewish Congress marks 80th anniversary of its creation

WJC, As the World Jewish Congress marks its 80th anniversary, President Ronald S. Lauder declared that vigilance and bold steps were as necessary today as they were in 1936 to defend Jews and Jewish community life, adding that the very existence of the WJC, the international Jewish umbrella organization, keeps the situation for Jews around the world from deteriorating to the level of pre-Holocaust Germany. First WJC Plenary Assembly in Geneva in August 1936First WJC Plenary Assembly in Geneva in August 1936Ronald S. Lauder said: “In 1936, our founding fathers and mothers gathered in Switzerland to unite against the growing…
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Holocaust savior Wallenberg executed in Soviet jail, former KGB chief's diaries say

WJC, Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who courageously saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from deportation to the German death camps, was executed in a Soviet prison, according to the diaries of Ivan Serov, a former director of the Soviet spy agency KGB.According to the 'New York Times', Serov's diaries were discovered inside the walls of his second home in northwestern Moscow, which his granddaughter is now renovating. “I have no doubts that Wallenberg was liquidated in 1947,” Serov wrote, according to the 'Times'.The diaries reportedly contains references to several previously unknown documents referring to Wallenberg, including one recording the cremation of…
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